The Coronavirus has resulted in many sporting events all over the world getting cancelled or postponed. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
The coronavirus pandemic has decimated sporting calendars all over the world. From football to cricket and all other major olympic qualifying events, the coronavirus pandemic has cast a pall of gloom across the entire globe. Football was the first major sport to be affected with the coronavirus pandemic while other sports like Formula One, Cricket and other major olympic qualifying events have been affected in a major way. There are major question marks over the status of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics but the International Olympic Council (IOC) has announced that they will take a decision in May as to whether the Olympics can be postponed or cancelled. Here is the list of all major sporting events that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Indian Premier League - Postponed To April 15
India vs South Africa ODI series - Rescheduled to a later date
England vs Sri Lanka Tests- Rescheduled to a later date
Australia vs New Zealand (Home and Away) - Postponed to a later date.
Pakistan Super League - Being Played except in Karachi (which is behind closed doors)
Australia Grand Prix - Cancelled
Chinese Grand Prix - Postponed
Vietnam Grand Prix - Postponed
Bahrain Grand Prix - Behind Closed Doors
All ATP and WTA tours have been cancelled until April 20
Premier League - Postponed Till April 4
Serie A - Postponed Until April 3
(When coronavirus outbreak reached Italy, many games were played behind closed doors in February)
The coronavirus has wrecked havoc in Italy, which is the second-worst affected by the pandemic after China. (Image credit: Getty Images)
La Liga - Postponed for two weeks until March 29 after Real Madrid players were put in quarantine.
Bundesliga - Suspended Indefinitely
J League Football In Japan - Suspended Indefinitely
K League Football In South Korea - Postponed Indefinitely
Indian Super League Final - Played Behind Closed Doors
I League - Remainder Games To Be Played Behind Closed Doors, including the famous and historic Bengal derby between Mohun Bagan and East Bengal.
Football With the leagues in Europe all targeting a postponment until June, the Euro 2020 tournament could be postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus fears.
India Open Golf from March 19-22 postponed
AICF postpones all national Chess events
ISSF World Cup for Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun in New Delhi March 15-25 postponed
Asian Wrestling Qualifiers in Bishkek postponed indefinitely
All Paralympic Sporting activities at national and state championships postponed.
India Open badminton suspended till April 12 All England Badminton to continue All Badminton tournaments suspended till April 12.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Fate of the Olympics to be decided in May by the International Olympic Council.